Entries by georgia

What is an Attestato di Prestazione Energetica

What is an Attestato di prestazione energetica (Italian Energy Performance Certificate)? If you are purchasing a property in Italy, an Italian Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) –  Attestato di Prestazione Energetica (APE)  is an essential document. In Italy, only an accredited engineer or surveyor can issue an EPC. As well as describing various aspects of the […]

Biometric Residency Card for UK Nationals Living in Italy

What is the biometric residency card? The Italian government has introduced a biometric residency card for UK nationals and their family members resident in Italy. If you are a UK national and were living in Italy before 1st January 2021, you have the right to obtain an electronic residency card. Family members of UK nationals who […]

How to get a mortgage in Italy

Can foreign nationals get a mortgage in Italy even if they are not residents? The short answer is yes. However, compared to foreign nationals resident in Italy, obtaining a mortgage in Italy is more complex for non-resident foreign nationals with an income from outside Italy. There are fewer options when it comes to lenders who […]

Divorce in Italy: How is property divided?

How is property divided in a divorce in Italy? This article explores Italian matrimonial regimes, or marital property systems, and how property is divided in a divorce in Italy. Matrimonial regimes in Italy “Regime patrimoniale dei coniugi” in Italian. Because matrimonial regimes regulate financial affairs between couples, matrimonial regimes may become a significant aspect in […]

Italian Inheritance Tax

Do beneficiaries need to pay tax on Italian inheritance? This is a question we are often asked at De Tullio Law Firm. The answer is yes. Beneficiaries need to pay Italian inheritance tax. Who calculates Italian inheritance tax? When you become the beneficiary of an inheritance you may have to submit a statement of succession, “Dichiarazione […]